Sharp Debuts New 17-Inch Desktop LCD’s

The full-featured 17-inch LCD monitors deliver professional performance at competitive prices, and provide users with cost flexibility for their features. The LL-T17D4 is a full-featured professionalmonitor, while the LL-171A brings a stylish new design to Sharp’s monitor family.

“Sharp is pleased to be able to provide flexible lines of professional quality monitors,” said Terry Hanly, product marketing manager for Sharp Systems of America. “These two new LCD monitors provideboth professional and home users with the options that they need in order to best suit their respective needs.”

Built for professional use, the Sharp LL-T17D4 features a swing top design for height and tilt adjustment for ergonomic comfort and enhanced productivity. Equipped with built-in stereo speakers, andcompatible with both analog and digital video inputs, the LL-T17D4 is a high-resolution 17-inch SXGA (1280 x 1024) monitor with a 1.3 Megapixel display resolution that responds to a wide range ofneeds. With its 250-nit brightness and 430:1 contrast ratio, the price performance of this monitor is exceptional. The Sharp LL-T17D4 features an array of built-in display modes for flexible usage.Included in these modes are the “Office mode” for a lower brightness display, which reduces power consumption, a “Vivid mode” for photo-realistic imaging, and a “Standard mode” for displaying colorsfrom the original sRGB standard of liquid crystal panels.

A distinguishing feature of the Sharp LL-T17D4 is the ability to accept input from 2 different computers (using additional connection cables, sold separately). In addition to an analog mini D-sub15-pin connector for analog signal input, the LL-T17D4 is equipped with a DVI-I connector for handling digital or analog signals. The digital video input capability enhances the overall image qualityfor demanding professional users. The monitor can be shared by two PCs with analog outputs, or by one each with digital and analog outputs.

The Sharp LL-T17D4 features a color management function compatible with the “sRGB” international standard for color reproduction. By performing color conversions with “ICC profile” that adjust toliquid crystal characteristics, the LL-T17D4 displays pictures with natural tones, and color matching is achieved with sRGB compatible peripheral equipment.

The LL-T17D4 is available in white or black and features a long life (approximately 50,000 hours) backlight. Available immediately, the LL-T17D4 has an estimated street price of $499.

The stylish Sharp LL-171A is a professional-class high-resolution 17-inch SXGA (1,280 x 1,024) monitor with a contrast ratio of 430:1, built-in dual speakers and built-in AC adapter. The display isequipped with a high-performance TFT LCD that achieves a wide viewing angle of 170-degrees horizontally and 150-degrees vertically. The unit’s 1.3 Megapixel display resolution provides users with ahigh resolution monitor experience, and with a high brightness of 250 nits and a 20ms response rate, the Sharp LL-171A provides users with professional performance at a retail price.

The unit comes equipped with settings that can be easily switched to meet the users viewing preferences. The “Office mode” lowers the brightness of the unit while reducing power consumption to 25watts. The “Vivid mode” enables optimal viewing for photo-realistic images, and the “Standard mode” for displaying colors from the original sRGB standard of liquid crystal panels.

The Sharp LL-171A features a color management function compatible with the “sRGB” international standard for color reproduction. By performing color conversions that adjust to liquid crystalcharacteristics with “ICC profile”, the LL-171A displays pictures with natural tones, and color matching is achieved with sRGB compatible peripheral equipment.

The LL-171A also features an “automatic screen adjustment” function, which will adjust the clock, phase and screen position (horizontal/vertical) to display the optimal screen for the analog inputsignal. This can be done by simply selecting “Adjustment-auto” in the menu settings.
Available in black (with white back cabinet and silver stand) or white (with white stand) the Sharp LL-171A is available for an estimated street price of $479.

Sharp LCDs are available immediately through Sharp directly (, or through Sharp’s network of retail partners and reseller channels. For more information, call800-BE-SHARP.

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